Victoria began her acting career over 25 years ago at the Delaware Children’s Theatre which laid the foundation for her passion and expertise in all aspects of theatre life. She holds a B.F.A. in Drama, from NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts where she studied at the Stella Adler Studios and abroad in Dublin, Ireland. She has been with Child Drama Workshops for the past 9 years and is recognized as a dramatic arts specialist in local schools and theaters throughout the state of Delaware. Her recent and notable credits include: Miracle on South Division Street (Montgomery Theatre), Assassins (Eagle Theatre), Hairspray, Young Frankenstein, The 25th Annual …Spelling Bee, The Producers (Candlelight Theatre), Secret Garden, Fiddler on the Roof (Broadway Theatre of Pitman), and A Little Night Music (City Theater Company)
Jeff began his theatre career over 20 years ago as an apprentice, performer, and director in the nationally recognized “Upper Darby Summer Stage.” His early experiences laid the foundation for his expertise as an accomplished technical director, stage manager, and choreographer. Jeff holds a B.A. in Theatre and a Secondary Teaching Certificate from DeSales University. He is the Director of Performing Arts at the St. Elizabeth School in Wilmington, DE where he also teaches music and theatre classes. He is passionate about inspiring young minds through the wonders of theatrical performance! Jeff lives in Delaware with his wife, Beth and two children, Christopher (5) and Chloe (3).
Becky Fleckner is a Philadelphia based artist, actor, and educator. She earned her M.A. in Theater Education at Emerson College in Boston. She recently moved to Philadelphia and she enjoys the rich theater opportunities that the city has to offer. Becky has teaching and directing experience in several professional theaters including Theater Horizon and the Norristown Educational Theater. Becky’s teaching experience is especially unique as she is credited with developing a theater arts program for children on Saint John, United States Virgin Island. Becky continues to hone her theatrical skills through auditions and performances at professional theaters throughout the area.
KARA SENICH ZIMMERMAN
Kara is a 2006 cum laud graduate of Muhlenberg College with a B.A. in Theater & Dance. Kara has worked with professional dance and theater companies throughout the east coast including Theater Ariel (Philadelphia, PA), Walnut Street Theater (Philadelphia, PA), Strand Theater Company (Baltimore, MD), dancetheaterX (Philadelphia, PA), Tiffany Mills Dance Company (New York, NY), and The Architects (Bethlehem, PA). Kara is currently a teaching artist at McDonogh School in Owings Mills, MD where she teaches, directs, and choreographs for the Lower, Middle, and Upper Schools. In the fall of 2012, Kara will graduate from Johns Hopkins University with a Master’s of Science in Education and a focus in Neuro-Education.
Jessica is an exceptional actress who has shared her talents with Child Drama Workshops, LTD as an Actor/Educator and also as Program Director. Jessica earned a BA in Theatre from DeSales University where she specialized in acting and directing. She has been performing since the age of 7 and has worked at various theaters throughout the states of Delaware and Pennsylvania. Jessica offers a diverse and well rounded wealth of expertise in directing, performing, choreographing, costuming and set design!
Jill Lawrence earned her BFA with honors in Musical Theater from the University of the Arts in Philadelphia and as a high school senior she completed coursework at the North Carolina School of the Arts. She is credited with professional theatre work at the Ziggaraut Theater in Los Angeles, The Pennsylvania Renaissance Faire, American Family Theaters and The Philadelphia Shakespeare Festival. Jill is a distinguished actress in the art of Historical Character Portrayals. She holds several notable credits including her portrayal of Betsy Ross, at the Betsy Ross House in Philadelphia, First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy and her portrayal of the Pirate Queen, Anne Bonny. Jill has been an adjunct professor at Camden County College, a writer and tour guide for Once Upon A Nation and a guest storyteller at the National Archives in Washington, D.C. But Jill’s favorite role is being Mommy to her daughter Isabelle age 6 and son Max age 4.